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Curious about cottontails, WVU researchers hop into hare study

Photo of snowshoe hair in snow.

Two West Virginia University biologists are scouring the mountains for signs of rabbit and hare life.

Amy Welsh and Chris Rota with the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design are studying the habits and habitats of two West Virginia lagomorphs: the Appalachian cottontail and the snowshoe hare. Their research team, which also includes WVU alumni Mack Frantz and Holly Morris — both West Virginia Division of Natural Resources biologists — is about to begin a collaborative, four-year study.

Read more about it on WVUToday